The Bridge School

Employment Opportunity – Part-time Bilingual Instructional Assistant/Paraprofessional

Qualifications: Minimum: High school diploma/equivalent. Preferred: some college, 2 or 4 year degree. Required: 2 years experience in child care, camp or educational setting. Ability to work in a classroom/school environment to assist in meeting the physical needs of the students (lifting and physically managing students with disabilities weighing at least 30 lbs) and to assist in addressing social and learning needs of children with severe speech and physical impairments. Ability to lift and physically manage students. Ability to learn quickly when provided with demonstration and written materials. Ability to take initiative and be independent with familiar activities following initial training. Ability to be systematic in following instructional programs and maintaining records. Ability to be flexible in accepting help or assistance when needed. Knowledge of or ability to learn the basic operations, set up and implementation of computer/assistive technologies. Ability to work effectively as a member of a team in helping students meet education and communication goals.

This is a part-time (12 hour per week) position. Position will be filled as soon as possible. Employment starts as soon as possible. If interested, please submit a cover letter and a resume for consideration. Information about the school can be found at www.bridgeschool.org.

Compensation: Starting hourly wage of $20.54. Work hours are Tuesday 8:15-3:15 and Thursday 8:15-1:15.

Please send a cover letter and resume to mfallen@bridgeschool.org.